Bandar Seri Begawan - The US government is keen to provide research and development assistance to Brunei in the areas of environmental protection, a report says.
"We are working to promote opportunities for cooperation in our research and development institutions," said US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Kurt M Campbell in an interview with Oxford Business Group's (OBG), which was published in The Report: Brunei Darussalam 2010, in partnership with the Prime Minister's Office. The report was launched on December 16.
Campbell was referring to areas that both governments could collaborate further apart from cooperation in health, agriculture, science, technology and education sectors.
Brunei and the US are members of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement, along with seven other countries, aimed at creating a platform for economic integration across the Asia Pacific region.
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